Artist Meticulously Crochets Wire To Create Anatomically Correct Heart

1

In her sculpture work, Anne Mondro has created a captivating metaphor for the close-knit relationships between medical patients and their caregivers. The artist uses a crochet hook and tinned copper wire to construct realistic 3D models of the heart, representing the human pulse—both literal and physical—within the healthcare system.

h/t: mymodernmet

2

The project’s inspiration dates back to 2006, when Mondro first developed a course called Retaining Identity as a professor at the University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Art and Design. The class matched students with persons with dementia via the U-M Geriatric Center, encouraging the artists to consider the ways that creativity might provide an empowering, enlivening balm during times of illness.

3

Over the ensuing years, Mondro has witnessed many tender relationships between the memory loss patients and their caregivers, and she explains,

“When you care for a loved one, the two of you become intertwined. You take on their vulnerabilities but also their strengths. As I thought about that relationship, it was important that these forms be tied together somehow.”

4
5
6
7

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below

More Inspiring Stories

T-Brain by Toyota
The Jeep Wrangler Based G. Patton Tomahawk 6x6 Is What Nightmares Are Made Of
"Melting Memories": Augmented Data Sculptures By Refik Anadol
A NASA Engineer Builds Weird And Better Halloween Costume
Cute Robot Seals Comforts Elderly Tsunami Survivors in Japan
Necono The Cat Digital Camera
"Learning To Fly": Gorgeous Vintage Photos Of Early NASA Facilities
Photos That Prove The Station Wagon Was Actually The Best Family Car Ever
Customized “Pioneers” and the Road of Life
The Isolator: This Insane Anti-Distraction Helmet From 1925 Would Fit Into Any Modern Open Office
Superb Honda SuperSport Eden By Bandit9 Motorcycles
Antique Tractor Auction
HP Brand Re-Design by Moving Brands
This Miller Lite Beer Can Is A Video Game Controller
Cool Snaps Capture Little Kids With Their Headphones In The 1970s
Meet METHOD-1: The Korean Manned Robot That Is Straight Out Of Avatar
An Incredible Jet Engine Barbeque Grill Built By Delta Airlines Techs Using Scrapped Pratt & Whitney Parts
Artifacts from the Central Intelligence Agency Museum
Collaborative Cooking Machine
"Boyfriend Hug" Speakers Are The Perfect Way To Look Absolutely Normal In Public
Watch Parts Motorcycles
Ukrainian Technician Builds A Family Of Robots Out Of 1750 Wooden Parts
Famous Paintings And Historical Figures Recreated Using Artificial Intelligence
Amazing dynamic projects by Aaron Koblin
Steve Jobs's Top 5 Hits in Pop Culture
Arists Create A Home-Grown Biodegradable Mask From Bacteria
Steve Jobs iPhone 4 Hard Case Covers on Sale. WTF?
NFT Art: Sophia the Robot 'Self-Portrait' Sells for Almost $700K
iblazr - the First Universal LED Flash for Smartphones and Tablets
Amazing Wooden VW Beetle Made By Bosnian Pensioner